Category Archives: Announcements

Announcement: Wearable Cartography

By The Editors | September 9, 2014

Researchers from MIT’s Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory have developed a portal mapping system that transmits remotely a digital map of the wearer’s environment.  The concept behind the technology is known as simultaneous localization and mapping or SLAM and previously had only been applied to mapping by robots.  Read Full Post Here.

Announcement: American Antiquarian Society to add Political Cartoon Collection to Metadata Games

By sookiemonster | August 19, 2014

The American Antiquarian Society recently completed photographing over 600 political cartoons produced in the United States between 1764 and 1876. This collection of images includes everything from very early cartoons relating to the establishment and operation of the federal government, to defaming depictions of local politicians embroiled in election-time battles. The AAS has partnered with […]

Announcement: Berkeley Prosopography Services receives NEH Digital Humanities Implementation Grant

By the Editors | July 24, 2014

The National Endowment for the Humanities Office of Digital Humanities announced seven recipients of Digital Implementation Grants yesterday, including Berkeley Prosopography Services (BPS). Berkeley Prosopography Services, led by Laurie Pearce and Niek Veldhuis, was originally developed as part of a 2009 NEH Digital Humanities Start-Up Grant. Patrick Schmitz, from Research IT, was responsible for the architecture and […]

Announcement: Save the Dates! Here are MITH’s Fall 2014 Digital Dialogues speakers

By Digital Dialogues | July 22, 2014

MITH is excited to announce the lineup of speakers for our Fall 2014 Digital Dialogues season!  Our seven speakers come from a wide variety of research specialties ranging from Women’s Studies, Film & Digital Media,  Information Studies and gaming culture. All talks are at 12:30 pm in the Maryland Institute for Technology in the Humanities […]

Announcement: Off the Map Gothic – British Library’s “Off the Map” Competition Underway

By The Editors | July 1, 2014

We all know that vampires don’t exist and that there are no malevolent beings of Carpathian origin walking the streets of London, Nottingham or Whitby. Don’t we. One of the really powerful aspects of Bram Stoker’s 1897 novel ‘Dracula’ is how it creates the impression of authenticity, partially through how it is told (through diaries and […]

Announcement: Seminar on The Leipzig Open Fragmentary Texts Series and Digital Fragmenta Historicorum Graecorum Projects

By Simon Mahony | June 24, 2014

Digital Classicist London & Institute of Classical Studies Seminar 2014 Monica Berti, Greta Franzini & Simona Stoyanova (Leipzig) ‘The Leipzig Open Fragmentary Texts Series and Digital Fragmenta Historicorum Graecorum Projects’ Friday June 27 at 16:30 in room G37, Senate House, Malet Street, WC1E 7HU The Leipzig Open Fragmentary Texts Series (LOFTS) is a new collaborative […]

Announcement: British Library Labs – Competition 2014

By The Editors | April 24, 2014

Calling all researchers, scholars, trailblazers and software developers! British Library Labs wants to work with you to bring your innovative and transformative ideas for using our digital collections to life! Submit your project idea by Tuesday 22 April 2014 (midnight BST). UPDATE: The deadline for entries has now been extended to Wednesday 30 April 2014 […]

Announcement: The 4th RECODE Workshop

By The Editors | April 22, 2014

Registration is now open for the next RECODE workshop ”Institutional support for open access to research data” in which we aim to develop a set of policy recommendations that provide support for institutions involved in making open access to research data possible. The workshop takes place ahead of the LIBER 43rd Annual Conference RESEARCH LIBRARIES […]

Announcement: DH2014 Workshop, Lausanne: Audiovisual Material in Digital Humanities

By The Editors | April 22, 2014

Workshop Programme The workshop aims to bring scholars and computer scientists together to discuss the following key questions in four subsequent sessions. Why are audiovisual data/archives scarcely used within the (Digital) Humanities? What are possible strategies to stimulate the use of audiovisual data/archives within the  Digital Humanities? Which examples of digital tools applied on audiovisual […]

Announcement: Introducing the Proceedings of THATCamp!

By the Editors | April 17, 2014

THATCamp, The Humanities and Technology Camp, is an open, inexpensive meeting where humanists and technologists of all skill levels meet to learn and build together in sessions proposed on the spot: it is a well-known and popular global unconference. The Proceedings of THATCamp is a wholly automatic collection of and portal to blog posts from […]